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PC will also get original Xbox titles and Game Pass, says Spencer

Xbox boss also clarifies use of 'console launch exclusive' term in E3 announcements

By James Batchelor

TreasureHunt takes lifetime funding to $8.4 million

Berlin-based studio has raised $6 million to launch its second game, Pet Paradise, and to create a a new dev team

Humble Bundle adds game library to subscription service

Humble Trove gives subscribers constant access to a library of DRM-free games, including Humble Originals and more

By Matthew Handrahan

PlayStation and Technicolor working on Sly Cooper TV series

Hong Kong-based investment group PGS to handle distribution, licensing and merchandising

Microsoft will rebrand game packaging ahead of Xbox One X launch

Additional icons aim to make it clear which titles will benefit from new console's 4K capabilities

By James Batchelor

Microsoft and Nintendo embrace cross-platform play - but where's Sony?

PlayStation absent from cross-platform strategy of both Minecraft and Rocket League

By Matthew Handrahan

Riot Games opens New Delhi office

India represents "a unique challenge," Riot says - "How do we grow a gaming culture that's just finding its footing?"

Yo-kai Watch dev Level-5 acquires Keiji Inafune's Comcept

The first fruit of this merger will be an iOS and Android title called Dragon Colonies

By James Brightman

Nintendo surprises with Metroid, Kirby, Yoshi

E3 showcase reveals Super Mario Odyssey release date, a proper Pokemon game is in development for Switch, Zelda DLC details

By Brendan Sinclair

Watch the Nintendo E3 stream here

Super Mario Odyssey will dominate proceedings, but will any other classic IP make a return for Switch? Find out at 9 a.m. PDT / 5 p.m. BST

By Matthew Handrahan

Mario Kart VR coming to Bandai Namco's VR Zone Arcade

Nintendo may not be ignoring VR after all; Mario Kart is being promoted for the VR arcade in Shinjuku, Tokyo

By James Brightman

Playmob combats climate change with playable mobile ad

Developer working with preservation collective We Are The Oceans and ad tech firm TreSensa

By James Batchelor

PlayStation Experience 2017 dated

Sony showcase returns to Anaheim, California on December 9th

By James Batchelor

With 9 million players, Ark: Survival Evolved is finally ready to launch

Studio Wildcard to release 'final' version in August, but paid mods and a busy update schedule mean its growth isn't over

By Matthew Handrahan

Life is Strange lost a key actor due to SAG-AFTRA strike

Ashly Burch only served as a consultant for Chloe in three-part prequel Before the Storm

By Matthew Handrahan

PlayStation quietly announces smartphone-based PlayLink range

New series connects phones to PS4 for asymmetrical multiplayer games

By James Batchelor

Intel, Oculus and ESl form first ever VR eSports league

VR Challenger League has a $200,000 prize-pool, focuses on two games: The Unspoken and Echo Arena

PlayStation 4 hits 60.4 million sales

As Microsoft rallies with Xbox One X, SIE's Andrew House says the PS4 platform is "in its prime"

By Matthew Handrahan

Xbox doesn't need to rely on Gears and Halo - Phil Spencer

E3 2017 was about speaking to diverse audiences, says the Xbox chief, but VR is "years away" from being ready for mainstream gamers

By Brendan Sinclair

Sony puts E3 2017 spotlight on VR, Spider-Man, God of War

Six new PSVR games were shown, including Skyrim VR, and Insomniac's Spider-Man is a "true exclusive" says Shawn Layden

By James Brightman

Xbox One X: Analysts concur that $499 is "a tough sell"

"The price point is the most obvious weakness, giving Sony an opportunity to drop its current PS4 Pro to $350 and raise the stakes"

By James Brightman

Beyond Good and Evil, Mario and pirates headline strong Ubisoft E3 showcase

Blockbusters are joined by major new IP, fan favourites, VR and toys-to-life

By Christopher Dring

Ubisoft Toronto: "We can bring life back to toys-to-life"

Splinter Cell Blacklist developers working on unique new IP

By Christopher Dring

How Ghost Recon Phantoms influenced Ubisoft's Skull and Bones

Ubisoft Singapore details its community programme for Skull and Bones

By Christopher Dring

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